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Antonio Vivaldi:

Violin Concertos Through the Ages

Concertos got their start in 17th century Italy. The history of violin concertos follows the history of great violinists.

Music heard in this episode:

Vivaldi: “Autumn” from The Four Seasons
Bach: Violin Concerto in E Major
Haydn: Violin Concerto in C Major
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e minor
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major
Bruch: Violin Concerto #1
O'Connor: Fiddle Concerto
Vivaldi: “Spring” from The Four Seasons

Learn more about Antonio Vivaldi

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This Week's Quiz

A concerto is a piece of music in which one or more solo instruments plays with a larger group.

 True

 False

Which of the following did Franz Joseph Haydn NOT do?

 conduct an orchestra

 play the violin

 write music

 arrange concerts

 play the saxophone

Who was the greatest violinist in the last half of the 19th century?

 Joshua Bell

 Sarah Chang

 Joseph Joachim

 Isaac Stern

 Antonio Stradivari

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Antonio Vivaldi:

Violin Concertos Through the Ages

Concertos got their start in 17th century Italy. The history of violin concertos follows the history of great violinists.

Music heard in this episode:

Vivaldi: “Autumn” from The Four Seasons
Bach: Violin Concerto in E Major
Haydn: Violin Concerto in C Major
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e minor
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major
Bruch: Violin Concerto #1
O'Connor: Fiddle Concerto
Vivaldi: “Spring” from The Four Seasons

Learn more about Antonio Vivaldi

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

A concerto is a piece of music in which one or more solo instruments plays with a larger group.

 True

 False

Which of the following did Franz Joseph Haydn NOT do?

 conduct an orchestra

 play the violin

 write music

 arrange concerts

 play the saxophone

Who was the greatest violinist in the last half of the 19th century?

 Joshua Bell

 Sarah Chang

 Joseph Joachim

 Isaac Stern

 Antonio Stradivari

 

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